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George Elliott French

In memory of:

Sergeant George Elliott French

December 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

D/3892

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars, R.C.A.C.

Division:

7th Reconnaissance Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

November 11, 1911
Athelstan, Québec

Enlistment:

April 30, 1941
Montreal South, Québec

Son of Hugh and Jane Elliott French of Athelstan, Quebec. Husband of Carrie French, of St. Jerome, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 309 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

5. H. 4.

Location:

BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY is located 39 Km north west of Antwerp and 19 Km after passing the Border into the Netherlands. The N11 connects Antwerp to Bergen op Zoom via Kapellen, Pulte, Hoogerheide and finally on to Bergen op Zoom. On reaching Bergen op Zoom railway station turn right onto the Stationsplein and after 200 M turn right onto the Bredastraat. Follow this road for 500 M where it becomes Wouwsestraatweg and carry straight on for 2.5 kilometres. The street name has now changed to the Ruytershoveweg and the BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY can be found on the left of this street. Steps into cemetery (not suitable for wheelchairs).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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